What are some opposite words for annoy?

Antonyms for annoy
əˈnɔɪ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term annoy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil(verb)

    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

    Synonyms:
    nark, dumbfound, get at, reproof, chide, bait, mystify, urticate, rile, fret, dun, cod, razz, crucify, stick, bedevil, reprimand, reach, amaze, lambaste, devil, get to, rub, tantalise, frustrate, chew out, beat, lambast, trounce, tease, taunt, roil, access, berate, chew up, disoblige, torment, stupefy, lecture, trouble oneself, agitate, put out, rag, discommode, inconvenience oneself, ride, bewilder, dress down, irritate, tantalize, stir up, rally, make, remonstrate, flummox, incommode, get, baffle, jaw, rebuke, worry, pose, vex, inconvenience, perplex, raise up, bother, gravel, disturb, take to task, fray, gall, puzzle, trouble, bawl out, scratch, nettle, progress to, call on the carpet, commove, twit, excoriate, have words, chafe, scold, call down, shake up, nonplus

Wiktionary

  1. annoy(verb)

    Antonyms:
    please

    Synonyms:
    annoyance, nag, irk, irritate, hassle, bother, pester, bug

  2. annoy(verb)

    A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes.

    Marc loved his sister, but when she annoyed him he wanted to switch her off.

    Antonyms:
    please

    Synonyms:
    nag, bother, hassle, irritate, bug, pester, irk, annoyance

  3. annoy(verb)

    That which causes such a feeling.

    Connie liked to annoy her brother by using him as a leg rest.

    Antonyms:
    please

    Synonyms:
    irritate, irk, nag, bother, hassle, pester, bug, annoyance

  4. annoy(verb)

    To molest; to harm; to injure.

    Synonyms:
    irk, pester, bother, nag, bug, irritate, hassle

    Antonyms:
    please

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. annoy

    One may be annoyed by the well-meaning awkwardness of a servant, irritated by a tight shoe or a thoughtless remark, vexed at some careless neglect or needless misfortune, wounded by the ingratitude of child or friend. To tease is to give some slight and perhaps playful annoyance. Aggravate in the sense of offend is colloquial. To provoke, literally to call out or challenge, is to begin a contest; one provokes another to violence. To affront is to offer some defiant offense or indignity, as it were, to one's face; it is somewhat less than to insult. Compare PIQUE.

    Antonyms:
    conciliate, content, gratify, honor, please

    Synonyms:
    affront, aggravate, displease, exasperate, insult, irritate, offend, provoke, tease, vex, wound

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. annoy

    Antonyms:
    soothe, conciliate, appease, regard, quiet, accommodate, study, tend, foster, cherish, smooth, gratify

    Synonyms:
    tease, vex, irritate, disturb, affront, molest, pain, disquiet, incommode, tantalize, bother, weary, inconvenience, plague, discommode, harass, chafe, trouble

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. annoy(v)

    Synonyms:
    molest, trouble, plague, hector, bother, vex, pester, aggravate, chafe

How to use annoy in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    Philanthropy is the refuge of rich people who wish to annoy their fellow creatures.

  2. Communications Salleh Said Keruak:

    It is an offence ... to upload any comment, request, suggestion or other communication which is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.

  3. Leo Valdez:

    I try very hard to be annoying. Don't insult my ability to annoy.

  4. Strategy Analytics consultant Roger Lanctot:

    It's not in carmakers' interest to annoy the dealer.

  5. Niki Lauda:

    Now if people try to annoy me with comments about my face, I just say: 'I had an accident. But you were born this way,'.

How to pronounce annoy?

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How to say annoy in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#395content
#508study
#3876regard
#3880smooth
#4193honor
#4205quiet
#4460foster
#4855tend
#8016accommodate
#20785annoy
#25495cherish
#33091soothe
#44813appease
#87051gratify
#150294conciliate

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